Children, mental impairment and the plea in bar of trial

Claire McDiarmid, Clare Connelly

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Implications of Scottish decision on whether 13 year old child charged with murder was unfit to plead due to his low IQ.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-168
Number of pages12
JournalScottish Law and Practice Quarterly
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • children
  • criminal procedure
  • fitness to plead
  • murder
  • Scotland

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